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Motherland
Prison Issue
January 19, 2012
In the sixth edition of Motherland – the “Prisons” issue – we explore the relatively unknown world of Indian prisons. We step inside jails across the country to bring readers a first-ever, comprehensive look at the largely unheard of, atypical stories emerging from within these institutions.
From tracing the kids who grow up in Tihar Jail, to profiling an imprisoned doctor who has now become something of a cult writer of paperback pulp fiction, to investigating how the modern Indian mall is a space which keeps us cleverly confined as consumers, Motherland’s “Prisons” issue brings together everything you ever wanted to know about jails in contemporary India (and probably didn’t expect to find) in a single, visually strong volume.
In the sixth edition of Motherland – the “Prisons” issue – we explore the relatively unknown world of Indian prisons. We step inside jails across the country to bring readers a first-ever, comprehensive look at the largely unheard of, atypical stories emerging from within these institutions. ...
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